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#123595 - 02/21/04 12:33 PM enjambment
Date: Thu Sep 25 00:02:57 EDT 1997
en.jamb.ment also en.jambe.ment n. [Fr. enjambement OFr. enjamber,
to straddle: en-, in (Lat. in- ) + jambe, leg Lat. gamba, hoof,
perh. Gk. kampe', bend] The continuation of a sentence from one
line or couplet of a poem to the next.
Eaton, Heather Louise, Yeats's Among School Children. (analysis of a
William Butler Yeats poem)., The Explicator, 03-01-1996, pp 165(4).
"Through enjambment, end-stops, and placement of rhyme he
prosodically represents the unification of present impressions with
past experience and the potential for Unity of Being."
#123596 - 02/21/04 01:38 PM Re: enjambment
Loc: Portland, Oregon
By simply looking at the word, I was ready to guess "where the door fits into the frame". So much for (educated?) guessing.
#123597 - 02/21/04 02:45 PM Re: enjambment
And I thought it might be tactic of door-to-door salesman,
sticking his foot into doorway so door cannot be shut.
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